Product Update - Valve
Jul 13, 2009
Updates to America's Army 3 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The specific changes include:

America's Army 3
  • More messaging when unable to connect to server for particular circumstances like full servers, etc
  • More enhancements to PunkBuster implementation
  • Adds in switching viewpoints during pb validation and adds in messaging to let player know something is happening
  • Streamlined the server connect
  • Adjusted the ftmp cleanup logic so it works properly on the server
  • New Auth SDK that fixes MBS query issues, several crashes, and memory leaks
  • Better feedback to players kicked from training due to not being qualified
  • Fixes to player count in Internet Browser
  • Fix for hud decrementing frag grenade round display when 320 ammo types are switched
  • Frag grenade loadout fixes
  • Cleanup of client stat file on startup so bad stats won't hang players joining training
  • Removes "player didn't play in round" debugging message from logs
  • Fixes accessed nones caused by mission lost statistics when player isn't alive at end of round
  • Adjustments to clan tag support to allow use of a prefix (+ is add it as a suffix, - add as prefix, and anything else uses the "of xxx" format from 3.0.4)
  • Prevent going prone while tossing a grenade
  • Report full server to user message and bad/wrong password to user in message box after being kicked from server
  • Adds in ability to left click on a server in MBS and have its information updated if it hasn't been updated recently (in last 10 minutes)
  • Adds new message box if the connection times-out so user knows what happens if they step away and the client fails to connect to the server
  • Added pbsetup and a simple batch wrapper to call necessary commands to setup a system for using PB (Binaries\pbsetup_help.bat)
  • Added PunkBuster setup steps to installation

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